The following information comes from a news release provided by Rosedale Farms & Vineyards.
Rosedale Farms & Vineyards earned medals for all six of its competing wines in The Big E Northeast Wine Competition in June.
The Simsbury vineyard competed against wines from Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire.
Silver was awarded to Lou’s Red, Farmington River Red, Winter Red and Three Sisters. The Simsbury Celebration and Summer Bouquet wines were awarded bronze medals.
Rosedale Farms and Vineyards is a fifth generation family farm. The sales barn is located at 25 East Weatogue Street in Simsbury, and it has been known for years for the quality of its corn, vegetables, fresh herbs and flowers.
The vineyard operation is a relatively recent addition to the farm, with the first plantings in 2000 and the first year of sales in 2003. Since then, the wines have been awarded numerous medals in regional and national competitions.
The 2014 season is now in full swing with fresh beans, squash, tomatoes and sweet corn for sale, along with the wines
More information is available on the Rosedale Farm & Vineyard website, and on the Connecticut Wine Trail site. Stand hours are 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wine tastings held every weekend from noon to 5 p.m.